Fran Olson, 77, of Urbana died at 7:04 p.m. Thursday (August 13, 2020) at home. Fran was born March 12,1943 to his parents, Mildred and Abel Olson from Paxton, who preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife Janie, his son Stan (Jen) Olson, daughter Michelle Williams, and brother Robert (Geraldine) Olson. Fran was a draftsman at Alltell in Rantoul for nearly twenty years. His hobbies included amateur radio (W9ULS) and was a drummer for a country music band. He further enjoyed photography, stamp collecting, fishing, coin collecting and N scale trains. He was a Chicago Cubs and an Illini fan. Graveside services were held by Renner-Wikoff at Grandview Memorial Gardens in Champaign. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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